The Nature Institute’s Greenhouse Gang to hold first fundraising plant sale
May 13, 2016- The Nature Institute (TNI), located at 2213 South Levis Lane in Godfrey,Ill, receives help from many, but one of its volunteer groups, the Greenhouse Gang, is bringing something to the community like never before.
TNI’s Greenhouse Gang is excited to announce the first Native Plant Sale on Friday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at the organization’s recently constructed greenhouse at the corner of Levis and South Levis Lane in Godfrey, Ill. Guests can park in front of the brown garage.
TNI’s Greenhouse Gang has been working all season long to bring native plants to citizens that are looking to enhance their landscaping. Some native plants that will be available are: black eyed Susan, grey coneflower, purple prairie clover, purple coneflower, prairie dropseed, aster, butterfly weed and more. Most of the plants available at this sale will bloom in the summer/fall season.
The Native Plant Sale will have units available in four or six pack trays. Guests may bring their own pots for transplanting by volunteers. Plants are six pack for $6, four pack for $4, quart of dropseed for $5, or a full tray, that has not been transplanted $20. Cash, check, or credit cards are accepted. All proceeds go towards TNI’s mission of preservation, restoration, and education. MORE